Game info: FreeCell type; 1 deck; no redeal
Alternate names: Eight Away.
- Game time: Medium
- Difficulty level: Medium
- Skill level: Mostly skill
- Chance of winning: High; about 1 in 3; 33.3%
Object of the game:
Move all the cards to the foundations.
Foundations (4 piles: complete these piles to win the game)
Tableau (8 columns of 6 cards each)
Build down in
suit sequence (for example, a 10 can be played only on a Jack).
The top card of each pile is available for play on another
tableau pile, the foundations
or the cells.
Move groups of cards if they are in sequence and if there are enough free
cells that the cards could be moved individually.
Spaces may be filled only with a King or
Cells (or Reserves; 8 cells)
These are the "cells". These cells are storage locations for cards being played
to the foundations and the
The game starts with 4-filled cells.
Cards in the cells
can be moved to the foundations
and the tableau.
can only hold one card at a
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